Family: FTP --> Category: attack
HP-UX FTPD REST Command Memory Disclosure Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks if the remote ftp sanitizes the RETR command
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It is possible to disclose the contents of the memory of the remote host
The remote FTP server seems to be vulnerable to an integer conversion bug when
it receives a malformed argument to the 'REST' command.
A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to force the remote FTP daemon to disclose portions
of the memory of the remote host.
If the remote FTP server is HP/UX ftpd, then apply patch PHNE_21936.
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
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